Nature Conservancy of Canada releases action plan to protect Prairie grasslands

Jun 5, 2023 | 12:02pm

The Nature Conservancy of Canada has announced a plan to protect iconic Prairie grasslands, considered one of the most endangered and least protected ecosystems in the country. The plan aims to raise $500 million by 2030 to conserve more than 5,000 square kilometres — about six times the size of Calgary — in Alberta, Saskatchewan […]

June 19-25 proclaimed Native Prairie Appreciation Week

Jun 20, 2022 | 1:10pm

  The Saskatchewan government has proclaimed this week as Native Prairie Appreciation week, June 19-25. Native prairie grassland is one of the most diverse ecosystems on earth. Native prairie ecosystems are some of the most at-risk areas in the world. Native prairie appreciation week is an effort to draw attention to the need to conserve […]

Sask. residents pooling SGI rebates together to protect “Field of Dreams”

Mar 21, 2021 | 10:03am

Saskatchewan residents are banding together and pledging their upcoming SGI rebates to help maintain the province’s grasslands. The movement, started by University of Regina Professor Marc Spooner, has already raised over $10,000. Spooner says he wanted to use the extra money to leave a lasting legacy. “For something like that, it should be something tangible, […]

Possible COVID-19 transmission at Grasslands Walmart

Aug 8, 2020 | 6:01pm

The Saskatchewan Health Authority is alerting the public of possible COVID-19 transmission at the Grasslands Walmart. The SHA says the infected person visited the business on August 5th between 11:15 and 11:45 am. Anyone who visited the business during that time is asked to self monitor for 14 days from the time of their last […]